Monty Davis Rackley

March 4, 1955 - March 25, 2018
Monty Davis Rackley

Monty Davis Rackley, 63, of Belville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 25, 2018 in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCenter in Wilmington after a long battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn Bailey Rackley.

Born in Burgaw, March 4, 1955, a son of the late Louis Herbert and Dorothy Davis Rackley, he had worked in the maintenance department at Belk’s Department Stores for over 23 years until his retirement. He loved gardening and shooting pool, and playing cards,  and was a great Paw-Paw to his grandchildren.

Besides his wife, Marilyn, he is survived by his daughters, Tiffany Griffin of Wilmington and Brandy Northam of Leland; his grandchildren, Layton and Colton Griffin, and Kaylee and Wesley Northam; his sisters, Marilyn G. Rackley and Judy Singleton; his brother, Carl Rackley, his step sister, Sissy Orr, step brother, Billy Benton, and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial gathering will be on Wednesday March 28, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm at his daughters home, 1061 Slater Way Leland, NC 28451

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to assist them with medical and  household expenses at

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Wilmington, NC 28451.


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  • March 26, 2018
    Erica Smith says:
    Monty was a great man and I loved playing cards with him and Marilyn.. He also was a geat pool playe... My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family

  • March 26, 2018
    Lynn Fontana says:
    Monty will be missed prayers for the family!

  • March 26, 2018
    Glenda Curry says:
    Marilyn, I am so sorry about the loss of your husband. I pray for you and your family and wish I could be by your side, please know my thoughts are with you, Love Glenda

  • March 26, 2018
    Vickie Foxworth says:
    Marilyn, I'm so very sorry for what you're going through with the loss of your husband. You and all the family are in my prayers for peace and comfort from God .

  • March 26, 2018
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